CTGE 5912 INTERNET APPLICATIONS AND DISTANCE EDUCATION

Fordham University

Ted Nellen for Kathleen P. King, Ed.D.

Office: (212) 868-2717
Office hours : 9-5
Mailbox: Graduate School of Education, Lincoln Center, Room 1102
email: ted@tnellen.com

Required texts:

Crumlish, C. (1999). The Internet; No experience required (2d ed.). San Francisco: Sybex.
Cyrs, T. E. (Ed.). (Fall, 1997) Teaching and learning at a distance; What it takes to effectively design, deliver, and evaluate programs. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 71. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Cahoon, B. (Ed.). (Summer, 1998). Adult learning and the Internet. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 78. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Please click on appropriate "WEEK" link for complementary links to readings:

Syllabus
Work of the Scholars
WEEK 3 Sept 20
WEEK 4 Sept 27
WEEK 5 Oct 4
WEEK 6 Oct 11
WEEK 7 Oct 18
WEEK 8 Oct 25
WEEK 9 Nov 1
WEEK 10 Nov 8
WEEK 11 Nov 15
WEEK 12 Nov 29
WEEK 13 Dec 6
WEEK 14 Dec 13
Online Course Resources
  • KPKing's Bookmarks- (Kpkedu.htm)
  • Course Reference List
  • Blackboard.com Course Web Site
  • Course Development on the Web Prof King's Article in Cahoon, Chap3.
  • Educator's Electronic Notebook a web page for the Fordham Graduate School of Education
  • History of 20th Century Education: Selected Issues

    LISTS:

    Ed Lists from ERIC
    A list of lists to join
    Additional Info - Listservs and References

    Distance ED:

  • Compiled list of good Resources

    Examples of Virtual K-99:

    Web Page Construction:

  • Internet & HTMLTutorials and Help
  • Nellen's StyleSheet
  • Web Pages Designed in 5912
  • Making Web pages with Word 97

    Assessing Web:

  • Assessing Tools
  • Internet Evaluation Worksheet
  • Ftp, Gopher and Telnet Worksheet

    Course Description:
    Internet Applications and Distance Education will focus on innovative, effective and manageable application of the Internet to the classroom. The primary emphasis will be integrating internetresources and related activities into the curriculum; however, personal teacher management and class preparation skills will also be included. Several class activities will involve the development of materials for use in the classroom (K-12, adult education or higher education). The course includes internet searches, email and distribution list development, and website utilization and development for the classroom. The class specifically includes the use of the following: the Worldwide Web, Netscape, email functions, listserv membership, distribution list development and maintenance, use and comparison of several internet search engines, and basic webpage and website development with a text editor program. Someexperience with Mac or IBM-compatible computers helpful; no knowledge of programming needed.

    For additional course material visit (http://www.fordham.edu/gse/kpking/5912a.htm & http://www.fordham.edu/gse/kpking/kpkedu.htm)

    Objectives: Students will develop the ability to
    1. operate IBM-compatible computers in order to successfully use software.
    2. demonstrate skills in using word processing, and internet related software.
    3. demonstrate internet email skills including basic email skills, distribution list development and use, listserv functions: searches, subscription, archives, etc.
    4. demonstrate internet web skills: browsing, searches, and custom bookmarks.
    5. demonstrate internet web development skills: basic HTML and webpage development, webpage publishing, editing and maintenance.
    6. demonstrate familiarity with current issues in information technology as they relate to the internet and education.
    7. integrate the internet and information technology into the curriculum.
    8. evaluate computers, software and technologies,and plan for their implementation in the classroom.
    9. identify resources for staying current in computer and related technologies as they relate to education.


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